Best Cars for Senior Citizens

For the next 18 years, boomers will be turning 65 at a rate of about 8,000 a day. Based on this statistic, senior citizens are on the road with a vengeance and the traffic challenges are increasing.  Safety specialists predict that by the year 2030, when all baby boomers are at least 65, they will be responsible for 25% of all fatal crashes.  (USATODAY.COM)

Consumer Report’s October issue issued a list of new and used vehicles that scored well for access, visibility, front-seat comfort, driving position, and controls.  The list includes:

 

  • Acura:  RDX (2013)
  • Ford:  Taurus (2008-2009)
  • Honda:  Accord V6 (2006-2007), Accord (2008-2012)
  • Hyundai:  Azera (2006-2011), Genesis (2009-2012)
  • Infiniti:  M(2006-2010)
  • Lexus:  RX (2006-2009)
  • Mercury:  Sable (2008-2009)
  • Nissan:  Altima (2010-2012)
  • Subaru:  Impreza (2012), Legacy (2010-2013), Outback (2010-2013),
  • Forester (2009-20012)
  • Toyota:  Avalon (2005-2012), Camry (2007-2012), Highlander (2004-2012), RAVA4 (2006-2012)
  • Volkswagen:  Tiguan (2009-2012)
 

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